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Albert or Archer... or something similar?

(13 Posts)
Izzyathome Tue 19-Jan-16 20:05:56

We are loving the A names! Which do you prefer of Archer and Albert?
Are there any similar names you prefer! Thanks!

applecatchers36 Tue 19-Jan-16 20:16:31

Prefer Albert to Archer ( sounds a bit faddy) ...what about Alfred or Arthur?

duBerry Tue 19-Jan-16 20:18:42

Archer can be Archie - I like Archie
Albert can be Albie/Bertie - not a fan

FarrowandBallAche Tue 19-Jan-16 20:19:36

Prefer Arthur.

Sunshine511 Tue 19-Jan-16 20:27:28

One issue I have with Bertie, is an issue I have with a number of names. It sounds great, but only if the 't' gets pronounced correctly. That's always a bit of an off put for me with the name Albert. Other than that, I do like the name Albert. I'm not a huge fan of Archer as I don't think it will date well. Arthur is similar and I think it will stand the test of time, so that gets my vote x

Missdusk Tue 19-Jan-16 21:01:11

We are planning on having an Albert NN Albie smile Ive been mulling it over for months, definitely seems to be up and coming in popularity again

iciclewinter Tue 19-Jan-16 21:07:54

I prefer Albert.

I don't like many of the names ending in "er", or surnames as first names, and am not keen on Archer.

DontKillMyVibe Tue 19-Jan-16 22:16:23

Arthur with a nn Art if you want a nn

Sophronia Tue 19-Jan-16 22:55:00

I definitely prefer Albert. Arthur is nice too, but not Archer.

Izzyathome Wed 20-Jan-16 05:11:43

I should have said that we can't use Arthur as our baby will have a cousin with that name. Another cousin is called Freddie, which may rule out Alfred - but I do like it, so maybe we could use Al /Alf/ Alfie as a nn instead? Archer seems quite cool and Victorian to me but not getting much love on here so maybe not. Archie seems like an ok nn, although a bit over-popular.

BettyBi0 Sat 23-Jan-16 23:28:26

What about Atticus?

whatstheplanphil Sat 23-Jan-16 23:36:16

I have an Albert, he's lovely, so chose Albert !!

Poppins27 Sun 24-Jan-16 09:19:49

I'm 33 weeks pregnant and our front runner so far is Albert too. Albert that wins my vote. Although my colleague has a 4 month old Archie and he's the happiest little baby I've ever met which makes me smile too smile

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